Michael Kendall, Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity group, focuses his corporate finance and securities practice on private equity and venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings and representing emerging growth companies.





Mr. Kendall represents leading private equity and venture capital firms in early and later stage investments, leveraged recapitalizations and buyouts. He also has substantial experience representing issuers and underwriters in initial and follow-on public offerings, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and advising public companies on SEC reporting and other general corporate matters. Mr. Kendall advises a variety of companies in industries including software and other information technology, telecommunications, information services, biotechnology, healthcare, financial services and retail.

Professional Activities

Mr. Kendall lectures frequently on corporate finance and securities law, and teaches a course on private equity and venture capital transactions at Boston University School of Law. He is a member of the working group of the American Bar Association Committee on Negotiated Acquisitions that produces the Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study, a widely-cited resource on current M&A deal terms. Mr. Kendall is chairman of the board of KIPP:MA, a network of Massachusetts charter schools, and a member of the board of the Massachusetts High Technology Council.


Mr. Kendall has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers for his work in Corporate Law 2022-2023.

Mr. Kendall is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500 United States, Boston’s Best Lawyers, and has been recognized as a Massachusetts “Super Lawyer.”

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JD, 1993
Boston University School of Law

(magna cum laude)

M.B.A., 1994
Boston University School of Management
BA, 1990
Tufts University





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